Best Things to Do in Cascais, Portugal

Best Things to Do in Cascais, Portugal, Cascais, Portugal (B)

Proudly sitting at the westernmost point of the European continent, Cascais is a charming Portuguese seaside town that is often overlooked by travellers to the area. Due to its population of 200,000, visitors to Cascais can have the ultimate small town experience while also enjoying the range of activities within the city.

The beaches of Cascais and the surrounding areas are some of Europe’s best; with dramatic Atlantic shores and beautiful sandy bays. There’s also a unique culture to enjoy within Cascais, with an abundance of art galleries, delicious seafood and a charming marina. Find here the Best things to do in Cascais, Portugal.

If you’re entering Portugal at Lisbon, the country’s capital, it’s just 30 minutes’ drive to Cascais. Either rent a car at the airport or take the Carris bus; one runs between Lisbon Airport and Cais do Sodre every 20 minutes.

With the literal English translation being ‘Mouth of Hell’, Boca do Inferno is a dramatic spectacle where waves hit the shores with a booming noise and create a colossal shower of oceanic spray. The constant pounding of the ocean cut out a cave which then collapsed and created a bay and arch. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Best Things to Do in Cascais, Portugal
Guide Location: Portugal » Cascais
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tim Kroeger
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.universal-traveller.com/best-things-to-do-in-cascais-portugal/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Praia da Adraga
  • Ursa Beach
  • Casa das Historias Paula
  • Santa Marta Lighthouse Museum
  • Marina
  • Parque Palmela